Dynamics and Controls

Portrait of Anthony Waas

Embracing changing landscapes: autonomy, space exploration and diversity

A Q&A with Anthony Waas, the new Richard A. Auhll Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering and Felix Pawlowski Collegiate Chair at the University of Michigan.|Medium Read
Xiang Yin

Xiang Yin receives honorable mention for ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

Yin researched cyber-physical systems and discrete-event systems. |Short Read
Professor works on small aircraft

The X-HALE: A high altitude long endurance aircraft

The X-HALE’s flexibility and wing length could change the future of commercial flight.|Short Read
Shivani Shah sits in Baja vehicle

Off-roading in sand and snow with Shivani Shah

Student prototypes new transmission for four-wheel fun.|Medium Read

3D-printing gets a turbo boost from U-M technology

Algorithm allows 3-D printers to “read ahead” of their programming to boost speeds.|Medium Read
Mr. Gilbert

Elmer Gilbert: A Life in Control

Elmer Gilbert reflects on his illustrious career in Control|Short Read
Necmiye Ozay. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Necmiye Ozay receives Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems paper prize

The authors demonstrated that it is possible to synthesize provably-correct robust feedback controllers that can handle various types of imperfections in the models or measurements.|Short Read
Dog climbs over fallen tree

Building more stable four-legged robots

A biologist turned roboticist takes a closer look at dog gaits to help design better movements for four-legged robots.|Short Read
Shai Revzen

Shai Revzen part of a new five-institution MURI focused on the control of dynamic systems

As a member of the DDOTS to PICS MURI, Revzen will advance modeling and control of dynamic systems.|Short Read
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We celebrate the journey of one of the first African-American engineers at sea

Dr. James (Jymn) E. Hubbard, Jr., Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor at the University of Maryland, has led a decorated career across academia and industry. |Short Read
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U-M first in line for new bird-inspired walking robot

Crashworthy biped expected to run faster than an 8-minute mile and conquer the Wave Field.|Short Read
prof lafortune

Stéphane Lafortune named Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

Prof. Lafortune has been a leading researcher in the field of discrete event systems (DES) for the last 25 years. His fundamental work covers the gamut from modeling, analysis, diagnosis, control, and optimization.|Short Read